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Burglary attempt ends with 1 dead of gunshot wound

May 23, 2022 GMT

SKYWAY, Wash. (AP) — Deputies have launched an investigation after a burglary attempt ended with a fatal shooting in south King County on Monday morning.

Police received a call shortly after 3 a.m. from a homeowner saying an intruder broke into their house in Skyway, KOMO-TV reported. The homeowner interrupted the burglar, according to reports.

One person was dead with a gunshot wound, but deputies were not immediately sure of the identity of the victim at the home, located between 80th Ave South between South 124th Street and South 125th Street. The home borders Dimmitt Middle School.